Tag Archives: Tea Party

A tale of two Virginias

By Ken Feltman House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.), widely assumed to be the next speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, was beaten in a primary yesterday. The media are claiming Cantor’s loss is a shocking, totally unexpected event. … Continue reading

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Chris Christie and Bridgegate: Just one email away from destruction

By Ken Feltman (also published at Politix.) Remember Watergate? Sen. Howard Baker (R-TN) asked the  most important question: “What did the President know and when did he know it?” The clues were in the Oval Office tapes, which were products of … Continue reading

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Is the Middle the Future? If so, Who’s in the Middle?

By Ken Feltman Republicans have no clear national leader and may not for some time. The problem is numbers and attitudes. The conservative elements of the Republican Party, especially social conservatives, do not have the numbers to claim party-wide leadership. … Continue reading

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“You can’t teach an old dogma new tricks.”

By Ken Feltman “You can’t teach an old dogma new tricks.”   -Dorothy Parker   Years ago, I decided that if a telling comment was not from the Bible or Shakespeare, it must be from Dorothy Parker. Now, 45 years … Continue reading

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A looming tea party backlash?

By Ken Feltman In September I wrote that the voters who tend to be identified with the tea parties “reject what they sense is the underlying attitude among political elites – that the elites know more and, therefore, know best. … Continue reading

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